Program Category: Venturing


Family Camp 2021

Family Camp 2021

Published on September 15th, 2021

One family weekend left…Where did the summer go!
Enjoy camping, shooting sports, scout skills, climbing, games, and more!

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Camp Lowden Sporting Clays Days

Camp Lowden Sporting Clays Days

Published on September 15th, 2021

Come out in a group or as an individual to experience our beautiful sporting clays course made up of report pairs and true pairs that will engage a first-time shooter and challenge any experienced shooter nestled in a beautiful forest setting.

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Welding Merit Badge 2021

Welding Merit Badge 2021

Published on August 26th, 2021

Ever want to create really useful or artistic things using fire? You will learn how to safely use welding tools to create tools or make repairs!

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Camp Lowden Improvement Days

Camp Lowden Improvement Days

Published on August 17th, 2021

Head out to camp to help with projects/improvements and enjoy the beautiful outdoors!
We have a few days coming up when we need your help.

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COVID-19 News – Updated 6/21/2021

COVID-19 News – Updated 6/21/2021

Published on June 21st, 2021

As COVID-19 continues to have changing implications for Scouting across our Council’s twelve counties , this page is here to offer resources for units and families to successfully continue Scouting from home, online, or in small groups. This is also where you will find important updates from the Blackhawk Area Council and our national Boy Scouts […]

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Friends of Scouting 2021

Friends of Scouting 2021

Published on February 20th, 2021

FOS, or Friends of Scouting, is the council-level annual giving campaign. In most councils, Friends of Scouting represents the council’s largest source of income.

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2021/22 Blackhawk Area Council OKPIK Training

2021/22 Blackhawk Area Council OKPIK Training

Published on February 6th, 2021

Blackhawk Area Council announces Okpik, Cold Weather Camping Training, for registered scouters and mature scouts (ages 14 and up). This program covers the preparation and techniques needed to ensure a successful, safe, and fun cold weather camping experience. 

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Pre-Event Screening Checklist

Pre-Event Screening Checklist

Published on November 25th, 2020

Must-Use Pre-Event Medical Screening Checklist Has COVID Updates Prior to any unit activity, this Pre-Event Medical Screening Checklist should be reviewed and used as necessary. Click here for the Checklist

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